If the aim of high-definition is to erase the structure through which an image is produced -- to mimic reality so much that it in fact almost replaces it -- then my work is an attempt to produce low-definition paintings. Rather than removing the traces of my process, I seek to create a piece that allows those traces to remain visible. By painting the individual pixels from a low-resolution digital snapshot, I can bring the framework that is usually hidden to the foreground of my piece. Instead of mimicking reality, I am mimicking the technology that then mimics reality. In doing so, I hope to arrive at something much closer to the truth than the snapshot could ever provide.

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